Cementing the EU’s social pillar

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European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility, Marianne Thyssen holds a news conference, 07 May 2015.

Cementing the EU’s social pillar


“We have to step up the work for a fair and truly pan-European labour market,” said the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker during his State of the Union speech on 9 September 2015, during which he announced the European Pillar of Social Rights.
5 months later, the European Commission has launched a broad public consultation and at the same time presented its preliminary outline of the European Pillar of Social Rights. EU authorities, social partners, civil society and...


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